Ascaris Quiz Questions And Answers

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What do you know about ascaris? Get ready for these ascaris quiz questions and answers. Ascaris lumbricoides are known as the "large roundworm" of humans. It grows very large in human body. This is one of several species of Ascaris. It's an ascarid nematode of the phylum Nematoda. It is known as the most common parasitic worm in humans. Let's see what you know about this with these questions. All the best, and have fun playing this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Ascaris lumbricoides infection is more likely to occur in:
    • A. 

      Tropical climates

    • B. 

      Pork eating countries

    • C. 

      Developing countries

    • D. 

      Western countries

  • 2. 
    What is the infective form of Ascaris lumbricoides?
    • A. 

      Unembryonated ova

    • B. 

      Embryonated eggs

    • C. 

      Larvae

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    What is the common specimen source required to detect Ascaris lumbricoides?
    • A. 

      Sputum

    • B. 

      Faeces

    • C. 

      Food sample

    • D. 

      Both a and b are correct

  • 4. 
    The main feature that distinguishes fertilized eggs from unfertilized eggs of Ascaris lumbricoides?
    • A. 

      Size

    • B. 

      Color

    • C. 

      Shape

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    Female Ascaris worm releases approximately 200 000 - 2 000 000 eggs per day.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    What sorts of drugs are used in the treatment against ascariasis?
    • A. 

      Albendazole

    • B. 

      Mebendazole

    • C. 

      Erythromycin

    • D. 

      Anthelmintics

    • E. 

      All a, b, and c are correct

  • 7. 
    Ascaris grows to a length of up to
    • A. 

      35 cm

    • B. 

      45 cm

    • C. 

      60 cm

    • D. 

      90 cm

  • 8. 
    Ascaris spp are commonly contracted by the host via:
    • A. 

      Fecal-oral route

    • B. 

      Respiratory route

    • C. 

      Both A & B

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    These worms are parasites that use your body as a host to mature from larvae or eggs to adult worms.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Ascaris worms are also "warm worms."
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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